Postdoctoral Fellow

Job description

Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 28386
Job Description

The incumbent will be a research team member in structural biology research programs focusing on viral-host interactions and enzyme dynamics. The position will support growth of the research program directed by the incoming chair of Biochemistry and facilitate new collaborative research initiatives across departmental lines, particularly with other groups investigating virus-host interactions. The position will contribute to primary metrics in AAU evaluation, such as citations and grant generation. The position will initially be supported from the chair’s R35 NIH grant, funded through 2022. Continuation of the position will be contingent upon continuing grant support. The incumbent will be the supporting chair’s efforts for sustained extramural funding beyond 2022.



Application Materials

Complete the brief online application, and be prepared to upload a cover letter, CV and contact information for at least 3 references.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will start December 1st. Posting will be open until candidate is identified.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Posted: 1/29/2019
Application Due: 5/9/2019
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